Deadline: February 1, 2017

Sharon Schwartz, PhD

The Center for Research on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Psychiatric, Neurologic and Behavioral Genetics at Columbia University announces the availability of a post-doctoral fellowship position to begin September 2017.

The goal of the fellowship is to train researchers whose work is focused on the ethical, legal and social implications ofadvances in genetics, with a special focus on psychiatric, neurologic, and behavioral genetics. Training programs, which willgenerally last 2 years, include course work, mentored research activities, guidance in seeking research funding, and participation inthe activities of the Center. All activities are designed to accommodate the skills and interests of the fellows. Candidates should have a doctorate (e.g., PhD, JD, MD) in the social and behavioral sciences, genetics or other basic sciences, epidemiology, nursing, medicine, law, or one of the humanities, and substantial empirical research skills.

The deadline for application is February 1, 2017. For further information about the program and application materials, please contact the Training Director, Sharon Schwartz, PhD:

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